Carbon Emission Reduction Impacts from Alternative Biofuels

Using life-cycle analysis to evaluate alternative uses of wood including both products and fuels reveals a hierarchy of carbon and energy impacts characterized by their ef?ciency in reducing carbon emissions and/or in displacing fossil energy imports.

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5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

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4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

8.8 Life cycle analysis take account of ecological factors that are in steps of the supply chain.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.